Samsung Galaxy Exhibit Review

Call Quality:

Listening through the earpiece, we’re able to make out voices with relative ease. However, it doesn’t feature noise-cancelling technology, which means that it picks up all background noise.


Battery:

With very light usage, which consists of web surfing, sending emails, and replying to text messages, we’re able to get almost two whole days out of its 1500 mAh battery.


Conclusion:

Now that the Exhibit has been accepted into the Galaxy line, you’d think that we’d be given a versatile entry-level model that could easily stand head above water over other similar offerings. Sadly, the Galaxy Exhibit fails to impress us with its egregiously slow performance, which is its biggest Achilles Heel. Certainly, some might be attracted to its down payment of $19.99 with 24 months of paying $9 each month thereafter, but it undoubtedly doesn’t warrant our attention due to its unflattering looks, void features set, and painfully slow raw performance.

Software version of reviewed unit:
Android version: 4.1.2
Build number: JZO54K
Kernel version: 3.0.31


Pros

  • Good battery life

Cons

  • Cheap construction
  • Poor viewing angles
  • Laggy performance

PhoneArena Rating:

5.0

User Rating:

8.0
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8 Comments

1. hboy857

Posts: 367; Member since: Jun 03, 2013

good review.

2. Boreni

Posts: 28; Member since: Feb 22, 2013

The Nokia Lumia 520 is much much better than this device.

3. Kurai unregistered

This phone should have scored lower

44. andynaija

Posts: 1255; Member since: Sep 08, 2012

Your breath should have scored lower ohhhhhhhhhhh!!!

4. yudi.nemesis unregistered

Samsung just can’t stop flooding the market with plastic junk

45. jmd103

Posts: 1; Member since: Oct 09, 2013

I have had this thing for ten months. This phone is a piece of garbage and the designer should be fired.

158. ibulp

Posts: 2; Member since: Jul 20, 2014

it's a good 4g phone for someone who don't want to spend money who just need to have phone navigation and browsing is good but you will always face memory problems and battery drains fast

159. Suze6of6

Posts: 1; Member since: Dec 19, 2014

I have this phone. Beats shotty Kyocera hydro junk. This phone was 60 bucks @ best buy Open box deal. I needed a phone. Had to get away from verizon (charges equal ti open heart surgery) it's been doling perfectly!
Galaxy Exhibit
  • Display 3.8" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Processor NovaThor U8420, Dual-core, 1000 MHz
  • Storage 4 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1500 mAh(9h talk time)

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